ScotRail remedial plan delivering on its promises

A PROGRAMME of improvements demanded by Transport Scotland earlier this year is delivering more reliable and more punctual train services, according to the ScotRail Alliance. 

More trains are running to time, with fewer cancellations, less ‘skip-stopping’, and more seats on ScotRail trains as new trains come into service. 

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ScotRail routes to and from Fife are among those benefiting most from the improvement plan demanded by Transport Scotland earlier this year, with fewer cancellations caused by staff shortages as new crews are recruited and trained. On June 18, No. 68007 Valiant slows for its Haymarket stop with the 07.35 Cardenden-Edinburgh Waverley. BEN JONES

Training of additional drivers and conductors has been completed in eastern Scotland, leading to a reduction in cancellations around Edinburgh and in Fife. 

Read more in the August 2019 issue of The RM – on sale now!

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